Books tagged: psychiatric illness

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A Loss of Angels
Series: Tales of the Last Edwardian. Price: Free! Words: 6,510. Language: English. Published: August 10, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical
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An appalling triple murder in Edwardian Manchester. The evidence is unchallenged, the confession sound. But before the hangman can do his work, an appeal is lodged. The guilty man was supposedly insane when he killed Edward, Eliza and Lucia Tallboys. Dr Alice Urquhart must establish the truth.
Learn to Thrive With a Mental Illness
Price: $4.55 USD. Words: 14,560. Language: English. Published: March 2, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Mental health
This is a guide for those living with a mental illness diagnosis, and aren't feeling as good as they want to. This book is filled with practical ideas to improve your quality of life. It was written by a peer with lived experience with mental illness. Diagnosed ten years ago, the author suffered silently for years, but eventually crawled upwards and found ways to dramatically improve his life
Explore Your Career Identity: A Mental Health Workbook
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 9,180. Language: English. Published: November 30, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Education and Study Guides » Counseling / career development, Nonfiction » Psychology » Mental illness
The experience of mental illness can make career development very difficult. Illness can lead to job loss and the need for unanticipated life transitions. This workbook's special focus on mental illness helps you to work out the directions you might take in life after experiencing mental illness and reaching a level of recovery that means you are ready to engage in work again.
Dealing with Madness: A Brief History of Western Approaches
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 8,760. Language: English. Published: March 8, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Social history, Nonfiction » Social Science » Disease & health issues
From the time of the ancient Greeks to the twenty-first century, the history of Western approaches towards ‘madness’ is a history of attempting to classify symptoms, name disorders, house the 'mad', care for the distressed, cure mental 'disease', and predict outcomes of ‘illnesses.’ This brief history looks at those approaches and the eras in which they predominated.
The Tragic Life of Film Actress Lynne Baggett
Price: $3.75 USD. Words: 3,260. Language: English. Published: March 19, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Celebrity biography, Nonfiction » Entertainment » Biography
Lynne Baggett was not a successful film star. The highlight of her career was a 1948 marriage to Hollywood producer Sam Spiegel. She played mostly uncredited parts in movies. Baggett experienced a spiral of despair which led to suicide in 1960. Like Marilyn Monroe pills were found close to her bedside. Unique to Lynne was her progressive disintegration after a car accident that killed a young man.